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About Land and Minerals


Trust Lands Managed for the People of St. Louis County.

Protecting environmental values.

Performing public services.

Producing products for people.

Providing for the future.

A Public Enterprise Trust.


St. Louis County, through its Land & Minerals Department, manages State Tax Forfeited Trust Lands to provide an optimal combination of available resources for the sustained benefit of the people of St. Louis County by establishing practical resource management programs based on responsible stewardship and sustainability.

Environmental Policy





The department is Sustainable Forestry Initiative ® (SFI) certified.

SFI® 2020-2021

(2020) SFI® External Audit Report